Secret of the Blue Room (1932 film)

Secret of the Blue Room (German: Geheimnis des blauen Zimmers) is a 1932 German mystery film directed by Erich Engels and starring Theodor Loos, Else Elster and Hans Adalbert Schlettow.[1]

Secret of the Blue Room
Directed byErich Engels
Produced byErich Engels
Written byArnold Lipp
StarringTheodor Loos
Else Elster
Hans Adalbert Schlettow
Music byHeinz Letton
CinematographyHugo von Kaweczynski
Edited byPaul May
Engels & Schmidt Tonfilm
Distributed byEngels & Schmidt Tonfilm
Release date
13 December 1932
Running time
73 minutes

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Gustav A. Knauer and Walter Reimann.

It was remade in Hollywood the following year by Universal Pictures as The Secret of the Blue Room, followed by two further remakes. A Czech film The Mystery of the Blue Room was also based on the story.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.193


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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